The WordPlayers is making a difference for the Kingdom of Christ with the following programming:
The WordPlayers is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) theatre company formed in 1995 by Christian theatre artists in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Our mission is to impact theatre audiences and artists by telling stories from a Christian worldview.
Our vision is a community uplifted by excellent, Christ-centered art, where artists are freed to develop and use their God-given talents in a positive environment founded on Christian principles and values.
- Serves area churches by providing scripture-based plays for worship services and special events with particular emphasis on the Christmas season
- Shares the Gospel at Morgan County Correctional Facility in the form of an entertaining play
- Presents an annual Black History play highlighting the Christian faith of key leaders in African-American history which tours primarily to schools in the East TN area
- Entertains with full-length plays and musicals, three per season, chosen from a faith-based perspective, including a play chosen specifically for family audiences
- Assists Emerald Youth Foundation by providing an Acting Camp for at-risk youth during their annual Summer Camp Week
- Offers acting instruction programs for young people throughout the year
Special Annual Event
- Celebrates a new year in Christ by presenting scripture and scripture-based plays in reader’s theatre style each New Year’s Eve
Arts & Culture Alliance
Christians in Theatre Arts
Tennesseans for the Arts
The WordPlayers’ MainStage shows and events are performed at:
Middlebrook Christian Ministries
1540 Robinson Road (Off of Middlebrook Pike)
Knoxville, Tennessee 37923